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Введение

In this guide, you will learn how to replace the sound card.

  1. Use the iFixit opening tools or a metal spudger to pry the rubber covers off the back of your Pixelbook. Peel the linings off completely until the back of the Pixelbook looks bare. Peel the linings off completely until the back of the Pixelbook looks bare.
    • Use the iFixit opening tools or a metal spudger to pry the rubber covers off the back of your Pixelbook.

    • Peel the linings off completely until the back of the Pixelbook looks bare.

  2. Remove the two yellow 2.0mm screws by using a T3 Torx screwdriver. Remove the two yellow 2.0mm screws by using a T3 Torx screwdriver.
    • Remove the two yellow 2.0mm screws by using a T3 Torx screwdriver.

  3. Remove the seventeen 3.0mm T5 Torx screws from the bottom panel. Remove the seventeen 3.0mm T5 Torx screws from the bottom panel. Remove the seventeen 3.0mm T5 Torx screws from the bottom panel.
    • Remove the seventeen 3.0mm T5 Torx screws from the bottom panel.

  4. Use the nylon spudger to pry the edge of the Pixelbook up until you can grab the edge with your fingers. Open the back panel completely and lay it flat so you see the whole inside of the computer. Open the back panel completely and lay it flat so you see the whole inside of the computer.
    • Use the nylon spudger to pry the edge of the Pixelbook up until you can grab the edge with your fingers.

    • Open the back panel completely and lay it flat so you see the whole inside of the computer.

  5. Remove the yellow 2.0mm screw from the middle of the panel by using the T3 Torx screwdriver to turn the screw counterclockwise. Remove the yellow 2.0mm screw from the middle of the panel by using the T3 Torx screwdriver to turn the screw counterclockwise.
    • Remove the yellow 2.0mm screw from the middle of the panel by using the T3 Torx screwdriver to turn the screw counterclockwise.

  6. Remove the small, black casing by using the spudger to lift it up from its place. Remove the small, black casing by using the spudger to lift it up from its place.
    • Remove the small, black casing by using the spudger to lift it up from its place.

  7. Disconnect the flat, black cord from the main component by using a spudger to push it out of the slot, or by using your hand to carefully pull it out.
    • Disconnect the flat, black cord from the main component by using a spudger to push it out of the slot, or by using your hand to carefully pull it out.

    • Your back panel is now free from the main component.

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  9. Remove the three 2.0mm black screws from the sound card by using a T5 Torx screwdriver to turn them counterclockwise. Remove the gold 3.0mm screw by using a T3 Torx screwdriver to turn it counterclockwise.
    • Remove the three 2.0mm black screws from the sound card by using a T5 Torx screwdriver to turn them counterclockwise.

    • Remove the gold 3.0mm screw by using a T3 Torx screwdriver to turn it counterclockwise.

  10. Disconect the thin, black and red cord from the motherboard by using the spudger to snap the connector up and out of place.
    • Disconect the thin, black and red cord from the motherboard by using the spudger to snap the connector up and out of place.

  11. Remove the yellow 2.0mm screw by using the T3 Torx screwdriver to turn the screw counterclockwise.
    • Remove the yellow 2.0mm screw by using the T3 Torx screwdriver to turn the screw counterclockwise.

  12. Remove the small, red component by lifting it up with the spudger.
    • Remove the small, red component by lifting it up with the spudger.

  13. Disconnect the metal component of the thin, black component by lifting it up with the spudger.
    • Disconnect the metal component of the thin, black component by lifting it up with the spudger.

  14. Remove the right charging port by picking it up with the tweezers and lifting it from the computer. Remove the right charging port by picking it up with the tweezers and lifting it from the computer.
    • Remove the right charging port by picking it up with the tweezers and lifting it from the computer.

  15. Use the spudger to disconnect the sound card from the motherboard by pulling the connector up and away from the motherboard.
    • Use the spudger to disconnect the sound card from the motherboard by pulling the connector up and away from the motherboard.

  16. Flip open the connection point on the sound card  by using the spudger to pop the latch upward. Disconnect the black ribbon cable from the sound card by using the spudger or your fingers to pull the cable out and away from the connecting port.
    • Flip open the connection point on the sound card by using the spudger to pop the latch upward.

    • Disconnect the black ribbon cable from the sound card by using the spudger or your fingers to pull the cable out and away from the connecting port.

  17. Use the needle-nose tweezers to remove the silver casing by lifting it up and out of the laptop. Use the needle-nose tweezers to remove the silver casing by lifting it up and out of the laptop.
    • Use the needle-nose tweezers to remove the silver casing by lifting it up and out of the laptop.

  18. Disconnect the speaker from the laptop frame by pulling the black ribbon cable out and away from the port.
    • Disconnect the speaker from the laptop frame by pulling the black ribbon cable out and away from the port.

    • The speaker may be tough to pull out of the frame if it has not been disconnected previously.

  19. Use a T3 Torx screwdriver to remove the two silver 3.0mm screws located on the vertical edge of the casing by turning the screws counterclockwise.
    • Use a T3 Torx screwdriver to remove the two silver 3.0mm screws located on the vertical edge of the casing by turning the screws counterclockwise.

  20. Use the needle-nose tweezers to remove the sound card by lifting it up and out of the laptop. Use the needle-nose tweezers to remove the sound card by lifting it up and out of the laptop.
    • Use the needle-nose tweezers to remove the sound card by lifting it up and out of the laptop.

Заключение

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Great guide. My headphones broke inside the jack, tried many different techniques to get it out and am now looking to just replace the jack or soundcard. Anyone have any ideas where to source these parts? Looked everywhere, Inc eBay.

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